ACA’s individual mandate ruled unconstitutional, case sent back to district court

On Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced that it agreed with a district court that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate was unconstitutional, but it sent the case back to the district court for additional analysis.“I see this circuit court decision as a compromise in some ways,” Nicole Huberfeld, JD, professor of health law, ethics and human rights at Boston University School of Public Health, told Healio Primary Care. “For the circuit court to repeat the district court decision would have been plainly illegitimate and made the circuitRead More

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